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Wednesday, August 24

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8:00 AM 8:30 AM
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
Room: Grand Ballroom 4-9
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8:30 AM 10:00 AM
Marine Debris Removal Case Studies
Room: Grand Ballroom 1-3
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Chair:
Jim Elliott, Chief Operating Officer, Teichman Group, LLC
Co-Chair:
Daniel Smiley, Response Manager, Washington State Maritime Cooperative
Speakers: Preparing for the Unplanned: Emergency Response to Marine Debris
Abstract
Peter Murphy, Alaska Regional Coordinator, NOAA - Office of Response & Restoration
  Containership X-Press Pearl Marine Debris Case Study
Abstract
Todd Duke, General Manager - Compliance Services, Resolve Marine
  Designing, Installing and Removing the Environmental Protection Barrier around the MV Golden Ray Wreck Site
Abstract
Steve Garcia, Sr. Manager of Response Services, Gallagher Marine Systems LLC
Co-Author(s):
Mark Ploen, Vice President, QualiTech Environmental, Inc.
  Addressing Abandoned Derelict Vessels
Abstract
Meg Harris, Executive Coordinator, Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force

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10:00 AM 10:30 AM
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
Room: Grand Ballroom 4-9
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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Making Technical Information Accessible
Room: Grand Ballroom 1-3
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Chair:
Meg Harris, Executive Coordinator, Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
Co-Chair:
Nhi Irwin, Statewide Resources Section Manager, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
Speakers: Marine Mammal Management in Oil Spill Response
Abstract
Matt Bissell, Acting Preparedness Section Manager, Washington State Ecology, Spills Program, WA State DOE, Spills Program
  Development of GIS Web Applications for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Spill Response
Abstract
Michael Carlson, NRDAR/Spill Response Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Co-Author(s):
Lindsay Clough, Fish and Wildlife Biologist - GIS/Database Specialist, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Margaret Byrne, Regional NRDAR and Spill Response Coordinator, US Fish & Wildlife Service
  Communicating Commercial Shipping Risk in Accessible Ways
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Rachel Stewart-Dziama, Research Associate, CLEAR SEAS Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping

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12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Room: Grand Ballroom 4-9
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1:00 PM 2:30 PM
Signs of the Times: All Hazards Responses to Urban Crowding, Floods and Wildland Urban Fires
Room: Grand Ballroom 1-3
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Chair:
Kelly Malinoski, Director, Emergency Management, Trans Mountain Pipeline LP
Co-Chair:
Kelli Kryzanowski, Manager Preparedness, British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Speakers: A Sign of the Times: 2021 Long Beach Tern Incident
Abstract
Michelle Bellizzi, Response & Training Manager, International Bird Rescue
  Lessons Learned in Debris Removal and Successes in Community Collaboration
Abstract
Andrea McQuade, Director/Senior Project Manager, Coastal Restoration Society
Co-Author(s):
Hannah Gentes, Sr Project Manager/Indigenous Initiatives Lead, Coastal Restoration Society
  Preparing for and Leaning from Wildfires and Floods
Abstract
Ken McLernon, Manager, Emergency Management, Trans Mountain Pipeline LP

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2:45 PM 4:15 PM
Wildlife Considerations
Room: Grand Ballroom 1-3
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Chair:
Barbara Callahan, Senior Director of Response Services, International Bird Rescue
Co-Chair:
Tony Palagyi, Senior Managing Consultant, Ramboll
Speakers: Post-Release Survival of Rehabilitated Oiled Birds Around the World – What Do We know from Post-Release Monitoring?
Abstract
Rebecca Duerr, DVM, MPVM, PhD, Director of Research and Veterinary Science, International Bird Rescue
  Oiled Wildlife Response in a Changing World
Abstract
Barbara Callahan, Senior Director of Response Services, International Bird Rescue
  Applying New Endangered Species Act Compliance for Inland Oil Spills
Abstract
Valerie Chu, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, USFWS
Co-Author(s):
Michael Carlson, NRDAR/Spill Response Coordinator, USFWS
Matthew Parry, Regional Oil Spill Response/NRDAR Coordinator, USFWS

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